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  Farmer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Farmers may also be involved in rearing cattle for meat or milk.
A farmer engaged in raising horses or in large-scale cattle or sheep raising for meat is usually referred to as a rancher, grazier (Australia) or stockman.
In developed nations, a farmer (as a profession) is usually defined as someone with an ownership interest in crops or livestock, and who provides labor or management in their production.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Farmer   (833 words)

  
 Farmer
If Farmer's readership has dwindled lately, it's because what he's best known for, unbridled lust and sex, is commonplace today, remarked anthologist and critic David Hartwell to me, in conversation.
Farmer has also written the novels of fictional authors, which started out a way to cure writer's block, and resulted in Farmer having written Kilgore Trout's Venus on the Half-Shell and numerous short stories that appeared in science fiction magazines and were never reprinted.
Farmer also claims to have merely "edited" manuscripts like Dr. John Watson's The Adventures Of The Peerless Peer, wherein Sherlock Holmes meets Tarzan to battle Germans in Africa during World War I and The Other Log of Phineas Fogg, in which Mr.
www.geocities.com /Area51/Portal/5685/farmer.html   (1389 words)

  
 Farmer
Farmer gave the Hawkins County woman a similar explanation for his time in prison - except the person who he said had committed the fraud at the nursing home was his wife at the time, a woman named Elvera.
Farmer, who had met Emma through a dating service, had married the woman who was 14 years his senior and convinced her to set up a joint bank account that gave him access to her funds.
Farmer was later sentenced to 90 days in jail on a charge of unlawful practice of medicine and five years of probation for larceny by trick charges.
www.pownetwork.org /phonies/phonies77.htm   (6020 words)

  
 farmer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Farmer, J. Thermophiles, early biosphere evolution, and the origin of life on Earth: Implications for the exobiological exploration of Mars.
Farmer, J.D. An adaptive model for the evolution of the ectoproct life-cycle.
Farmer, J.D. and Rowell, A.J. Variation in the bryozoan Fistulipora decora (Moore and Dudley) from the Beil Limestone of Kansas.
geology.asu.edu /jfarmer/pubs   (3996 words)

  
 Decision
They are now going to have to prove that a farmer profited from having RR canola in their field.
Now it is clear that a company's patent will take precedence over the rights of farmer's to save and reuse their seed.
Farmers should be concerned about this judgment as they now may lose their ability to continue with this practice.
www.percyschmeiser.com /decisioncomments.htm   (717 words)

  
 Northern Farmer
Now, I consider myself a small family farmer, even though we are in the top ten percent in the nation as far as the number of cattle we raise, and he knows it too.
All great civilizations were growing and at their greatest when those society’s farmers were looked at as critically important to the very existence of their way of life.
Be happy.” I like the term in Small Farmer’s Journal for the emerging family farmers that refuse to produce poisoned foods for the population.
northernfarmer.blogspot.com   (4033 words)

  
 Farmer, Fannie Merritt. 1918. The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book
Cookery means the knowledge of Medea and of Circe and of Helen and of the Queen of Sheba.… It means much testing and no wasting; it means English thoroughness and French art and Arabian hospitality; and, in fine, it means that you are to be perfectly and always ladies—loaf givers.
This classic American cooking reference includes 1,849 recipes, including everything from “after-dinner coffee”—which Farmer notes is beneficial for a stomach “overtaxed by a hearty meal”—to “Zigaras à la Russe,” an elegant puff-pastry dish.
Bartleby.com chose the 1918 edition because it was the last edition of the cookbook authored completely by Farmer.
www.bartleby.com /87   (145 words)

  
 Farmers, ranchers, and agricultural managers
Farmers, ranchers, and agricultural managers also negotiate with banks and other credit lenders to get the best financing deals for their equipment, livestock, and seed.
Farmers, ranchers, and agricultural managers need to keep abreast of continuing advances in agricultural methods both in the United States and abroad, as well as monitor changes in governmental regulations that may affect methods or markets for particular crops.
Farmers, ranchers, and agricultural managers also must have enough technical knowledge of crops, growing conditions, and plant diseases to make decisions that ensure the successful operation of their farms.
stats.bls.gov /oco/ocos176.htm   (2823 words)

  
 COSMIC BASEBALL ASSOCIATION Frances Farmer 1998 Plate
Frances Farmer was victimized by her family, by the entertainment business, and by the medical profession.
Frances Farmer was a creative and high-strung individual with a passionate sense of integrity.
After considering the case of Frances Farmer, is it not possible to conclude that her sensitive reaction to the hypocrisy she observed at home and in Hollywood was a normal reaction to an unjust and crazy world?
www.cosmicbaseball.com /farmer8.html   (860 words)

  
 Frances Farmer
Frances Farmer was a successful screen and stage actress in Hollywood and Broadway in the 1930s and 1940s.
For seven years, she was subjected to 90 insulin shocks and electroshocks, and was sold by psychiatric workers to drunken sailors who repeatedly raped her.
She told of being "raped by orderlies, gnawed on by rats, poisoned by tainted food, chained in padded cells, strapped in strait jackets and half drowned in ice baths." Her last "treatment" was a lobotomy by Walter Freeman.
www.cchr.org /art/eng/page34.htm   (141 words)

  
 James Leonard Farmer Home Page
Leonard Farmer was one of only 25 African-Americans with a Ph.D. when he arrived at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas in 1919.
Farmer, the son of slaves, received his Ph.D. from Boston University (top) in 1918.
Farmer died on May 14, 1961, the day before the first Freedom Ride was to enter Alabama, and Farmer returned to Washington to bury his father.
www.cets.sfasu.edu /Harrison/Farmer/farmhome.htm   (500 words)

  
 Barnes & Noble.com - Nancy Farmer - Books: Meet the Writers
In the ragtag hotel on the Arizona/Mexico border where Farmer grew up, she was surrounded by a motley group of guests that included retired railroad men, rodeo riders and circus folk.
In an interview with the Educational Paperback Association, Farmer recalled, "I remember cages of lions and wolves in the parking lot.
No stranger to the National Book Award, Farmer was nominated for the Young People's Literature category in 1996 for this book about Nhamo, an eleven-year-old African girl struggling to escape an arranged marriage.
www.barnesandnoble.com /writers/writer.asp?cid=1033958   (329 words)

  
 Canada-Cuba Farmer to Farmer Project
Farmer's who travel to Cuba as part of this project are exposed to this potential "from the ground up".
Our Cuban partner ANAP (the national farmer organization to which all Cuban farmers belong) works with us to deliver a high-quality, memorable and safe travel experience completely free of stress and filled with delightful memories of the real Cuba and her people.
Farmers who participate in these Delegations will receive regular updates on the Project and are "in on the ground floor" in terms of any future initiatives.
www.farmertofarmer.ca   (2052 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Farmer: Books: Jim Harrison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Joey is a farmer, an american of the second generation, and the year is 1956.
Thin as a ghost in a mirage, this novel explores the affair a gimp middle-aged farmer and schoolteacher has with one of his students.
Finally, the story of their heartbreak and loss, is told in what is a poet's visionary and renengade voice, a voice gruff with whiskey, piercing and memorable with despair.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0385282281?v=glance   (926 words)

  
 Farmer Family Website - Life in the Past Lane
His son, Sir George Farmer, was made a Knight in 1586 in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. His son, Sir Hatton Farmer, was raised to Knighthood in 1603 by King James I on the occasion of a visit to his father, Sir George, at his mansion at Easton Neston, Northampton.
The third son of Sir George Farmer, Robert Farmer, established a branch of the family at Easton Neston, Ireland, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Sir Hatton Farmer's son and heir, Sir William Farmer, was made a Knight of the Order of the Bath in 1661.
Nancy Hendricks, William Farmer, heirs of Frances Wade, heirs of Susan Hoskins, all of the state of Tennessee, heirs of Stephen Farmer of the state of Missouri, and Patsy Thompson, Johnson Farmer and the heirs of Pleasant Farmer, all of the state of Virginia.
kyusa.addr.com /Farmer   (14040 words)

  
 Farmer Boys® - The Original Fastaurant
Founded in 1981, Farmer Boys® fastaurants have grown to become a Southern California icon.
All this is served in cozy, friendly surroundings that call to mind the charm and comfort of a rural, farm home.
There are currently 50 Farmer Boys® fastaurants in five California counties, with several additional units coming soon.
www.farmerboys.com   (89 words)

  
 Matt Furey's Farmer Burns Catch Wrestling Submission Fighting Book and DVD Course
Farmer Burns 1914 by-mail homestudy course, Lessons in Wrestling & Physical Culture - the course I found four years ago that is a treasure trove of information on catch wrestling, conditioning, diet and proper training.
As a State Trooper, I find the techniques shown in the Farmer Burns course, and all his other tapes, to be of immense value in my quest to stay one up on the bad guys.
My wife was witnessing all this and commented that she is glad I am enjoying the "Farmer Burns" tapes when I told her that I have not gotten past the first tape yet because it was so damn good.
farmerburns.com   (9568 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
Farmer is on Farm Road 193 thirty-two miles northeast of Lubbock in northwestern Crosby County, in the center of a cotton-growing region.
The school built in 1951 was razed in 1974-75, after the Farmer district was consolidated with the Lorenzo Independent School District.
Farmer had seventy-five residents in 1940, recorded a population of forty-nine in 1980, and did not appear on the 1990 census list.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/FF/hnf8.html   (263 words)

  
 ERBzin-e 065: Philip Jose Farmer
In The Lord of the Trees, Farmer sets the historical record straight about the jungle hero.
In A Feast Unknown, Farmer presents both a more primordial and a truly science fictional perspective.
Farmer works on the premise that Tarzan is real - and that he corresponds with him.
www.angelfire.com /trek/erbzine3/erbmot65.html   (874 words)

  
 Adieu to Art, Euro-gentleman
As Farmer deftly assembled his phrases, they took shape like a drawing by Degas, pastoral in tone but cosmopolitan in substance.
A cross between a trumpet and a flugelhorn, it suited Farmer admirably on the set's best number, ''Like Someone in Love,'' a hit for Bing Crosby when Farmer was playing screech for bluesman Otis.
Farmer and his twin brother Addison, the bassist, came to Los Angeles at the height of the Central Avenue jazz boom.
www.tonyspage.com /Adieu_to_a_Euro-gentleman.htm   (787 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | England | Cornwall | Farmer guilty of slurry attack
A farmer who held a terrified vet's face under 18 inches of slurry has been warned he faces prison.
Farmer Roger Baker was found guilty of affray by a jury at Taunton Crown Court on Friday and Judge Stephen O'Malley warned Baker he could be sent to prison.
The jury could not agree on a second charge of threats to kill and the case was dropped by the prosecution.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/cornwall/3422887.stm   (441 words)

  
 Fox and the Farmer - Chuck Thompson Tournament Article
About seventy percent of the remaining players are farmers, bent on protecting what they have and trying to figure out a way to finish in the money.
Those farmers who have managed to reach the wall have had more than their share of good luck.
The foxes will now be slightly more on guard lest some of the farmers, who are now in the comfort zone, begin playing out of character and splashing their chips.
www.playwinningpoker.com /articles/03/06.html   (1248 words)

  
 George Washington's Mount Vernon - George Washington Pioneer Farmer
Just as he led his countrymen on the field of battle and in the executive office, Washington was a leader in the development of American agriculture.
Washington studied agricultural books, corresponded with leading farmers in America and abroad, and tested over 60 different crops and many different planting techniques at his 8,000-acre Mount Vernon plantation.
Perhaps his most dramatic invention was a 16-sided treading barn for processing wheat and other grains, which he had built on his Dogue Run Farm.
www.mountvernon.org /learn/explore_mv/index.cfm/pid/574   (411 words)

  
 Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac)
Farmer Mac is America's secondary market for first mortgage agricultural real estate loans.
Farmer Mac was created by Congress to improve the availability of long-term credit at stable interest rates to America's farmers, ranchers and rural homeowners, businesses and communities.
Farmer Mac accomplishes its public policy mission primarily by purchasing, or committing to purchase, qualified loans from agricultural mortgage lenders, thereby replenishing their source of funds to make new loans.
www.farmermac.com   (133 words)

  
 icBerkshire - Farmer robbed - and police confiscate his shotgun
TWYFORD strawberry farmer Eric Jarnet is fuming after police confiscated his shotgun on his 70th birthday because they feared he might emulate Norfolk farmer Tony Martin.
Mr Jarnet added: "Residents and farmers have no protection and the police have just proved my point about how far will somebody be pushed into doing a Martin up in Norfolk.
Nobody is saying he did the right thing, and I did not make a specific threat to a specific person.
icberkshire.icnetwork.co.uk /0100news/0200berkshireheadlines/tm_objectid=16602070&method=full&siteid=50102&headline=farmer-robbed---and-police-confiscate-his-shotgun-name_page.html   (490 words)

  
 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Photo Gallery (Message from the Field)
Farmer expresses dissatisfaction with crop prices by carving a message in his grain field.
Aficionados of crop circles may continue to debate whether those phenomena are earthly or extraterrestrial in origin, the result of human activity or natural forces, and carry meanings or are purely random, but there's no mystery about the creator, intent, or meaning of the crop field message shown above.
In November 2004, a 46-year-old, third-generation North Dakota farmer named Curtis Wiesz was poring over some of his great uncle's records from 1946, and he discovered that corn sold for $1.45 a bushel that
www.snopes.com /photos/signs/field.asp   (434 words)

  
 Farmer Attraction Development - Home
At Farmer Attraction Development Ltd, our mission is...
To provide the attractions industry with creative solutions for attraction development and acquisition.
Farmer Attraction Development Ltd know where to find the key.
www.farmer.co.uk   (81 words)

  
 Worlds Worst Farmer
It is mostly humor but does deliver a message about the importance of humor in our lives.
With self-deprecating humor, Lewis Baumgartner, AKA the World's Worst Farmer, brings laughter and lifts the spirits of all those in the audience.
If you have a meeting coming up and would like to know what a World's Worst Farmer program is all about, be sure and check the box...
www.worldsworstfarmer.com   (528 words)

  
 The Official Philip José Farmer Home Page
Like the first three issues, we feel we have another great line up; regular features from Bette Farmer, Win Eckert and Paul Spiteri and the first of a series of articles on Phil's short stories by none other than Danny Adams (who seems to be everywhere lately).
Gary K. Wolfe contributed an essay about his adventures with Phil and Bette at a Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts, which fits in nicely with the paper Phil read at the 1990 conference and the Guest of Honor speech from the 1992 conference, both of which are included in this issue.
Since we keep getting new visitors all the time, we might as well continue to post updates on the next showing of the Riverworld Pilot which will be shown yet again on June 11th at 9:00am.
www.pjfarmer.com   (724 words)

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